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Margaret Bourke-White: Photographer
Sean Callahan
0821224905
October 1998
Hardcover
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From Library Journal
Margaret Bourke-White and Lewis W. Hine were both imaginative, disciplined, and successful photographers in an era when the medium was finely positioned as an art form. Both these volumes also give visual evidence of their recording of time and place through personal courage. Bourke-White is famous for her daring vantage points, confirmed by the shot of her perched on one of the aluminum eagles high atop the Chrysler Building in New York as she photographed its streamlined details. Hine likewise positioned himself and his camera above New York as the Empire State Building was bolted together. The collection of Bourke-White's work is well produced, with deep tones and fine clarity, reminding those who admire her great gifts of composition and darkroom skill of her significance in the history of photography....


Margaret Bourke-White
Catherine A. Welch
0876148909
March 1997
Library Binding
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From School Library Journal
Grade 3-4?Bourke-White's adventures and accomplishments were many, especially for a woman in the 1930s and '40s, and this book doesn't do them justice. Welch describes her subject's many childhood fears and her early interest in photography, which she turned into a money-making venture after the death of her father. Through her camera, Bourke-White captured the power and beauty of steel mills and skyscrapers. From World War II bombing missions, to the Eleventh Field Hospital, to Buchenwald, she photodocumented history. The vocabulary and sentence structure belie the beginning-to-read format, with large print and ample white space. Hagerman's full-color illustrations have a photographic quality and some are loose reproductions of Bourke-White's work but do not hold a candle to the originals. Sylvia Wolf's...


Margaret Bourke-White: Daring Photographer
Sara McIntosh Wooten
0766015343
August 2002
Hardcover
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From School Library Journal
Grade 7 Up-An accessible biography of the well-known photojournalist. Bourke-White's many triumphs, from starting her own photography business to being one of the few women to capture conflicts and wars around the world with her camera lens, are all discussed in detail. Her personal life, including her marriage to author/collaborator Erskine Caldwell and her later struggle with Parkinson's disease, is also examined. A few of her best-known pictures, such as Gandhi with his spinning wheel, are on display, but there are too few for a biography of a photojournalist. Some pictures of her early family life add a personal touch. This book will appeal to students looking for research material and those simply interested in innovative people. Susan Goldman Rubin's Margaret Bourke-White: Her Pictures Were Her Life...


The Great LIFE Photographers
LIFE Magazine (Editor)
0821228927
September 2004
Hardcover
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Book Description
This book represents the work of every LIFE magazine staff photographer from the 20th century, as well as a handful of others closely affiliated with the magazine, including Alfred Eisenstadt, Margaret Bourke-White, Gordon Parks, Eugene Smith, and Joe McNally. THE GREAT LIFE PHOTOGRAPHERS presents the most iconic images of the past century, as well as little-known gems from the LIFE archives. Many of these images are markers of the major milestones of history--the first pictures from inside the womb or from outer space, Robert Capas falling soldier, and memorable scenes from Tiananmen Square. Defining celebrity portraits of Sophia Loren, Marilyn Monroe, the Beatles, and Michael Jackson are also featured. This startingly rich collection of both color and black-and-white photographs is a vivid fulfillment of Henry...


You Have Seen Their Faces
Erskine Caldwell
082031692X
Jan 1995
Paperback
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Margaret Bourke-White: Photography of Design, 1927-1936
Stephen Bennett Phillips
0847825051
February 2003
Hardcover
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Book Review
How did Margaret Bourke-White become the top photographer for Fortune and Life, a globetrotting adventuress who held court in the most glamorous studio on earth--a Chrysler Building penthouse patrolled by alligators, adjacent to the fierce gargoyle she made famous? By first muscling in as a master of the masculine art of corporate photography. For the first time, that early work has gotten its due in Stephen Bennett Phillips’ Margaret Bourke-White: The Photography of Design 1927-36. In insightful prose and glossily reproduced black-and-white photos, he opens our eyes to her fast-developing genius. Her 1927 photos of Cleveland’s Terminal Tower expertly aped the fuzzy, romantic pictorialism of early Edward Steichen, but her 1928 shot of the same building through the spiral grillwork shows her rigorous sense of...


Margaret Bourke White: Her Pictures Were Her Life
Susan Goldman Goldman Rubin
0810943816
November 1999
Hardcover
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Book Review
An inspiring biography of one of the most successful photojournalists of the 20th century, this life of Margaret Bourke-White (1904-1971) is exactly the type of book teachers and parents of adolescent girls are looking for. It would be a mistake to treat this as a book for girls only, however, when so many great men--Bourke-White's father, her second husband, several darkroom technicians, and even General Jimmy Doolittle, commander of the 12th Air Force in World War II--figure prominently in it as mentors, teachers, colleagues, and friends. Author Susan Goldman Rubin gracefully deals with sensitive material such as the photographer's shame at discovering that her father was Jewish. And she does a remarkable job of choosing appropriate pictures. As the chief photographer for Life magazine, Bourke-White shot many hugely...


Margaret Bourke-White: A Photographer's Life
Emily Keller
0822549166
May 1993
Library Binding
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From School Library Journal
Grade 5-8?A well-written, factual, and fluid biography of the renowned photographer. Information about all aspects of this extraordinary woman's life is presented in a well-balanced, insightful, and sensitive manner. Most of the book deals with Bourke-White's experiences up through the Korean War. The period from 1954, when she was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, until her death in 1971 is only briefly discussed. A good selection of black-and-white photos clearly show the woman and her art. An interesting, carefully researched account.?Carol Schene, Taunton Public Schools, MACopyright 1998 Reed Business Information, Inc.

From Booklist
Gr. 6^-10. Keller's biography discusses the great photojournalist's life and work and shows how Bourke-White captured the crucial...


Margaret Bourke-White: Racing with a Dream
Catherine A. Welch
1575050498
December 1997
Library Binding
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From School Library Journal
Grade 4-6-Margaret Bourke-White was a woman driven by the promise of adventure, fueled by the desire for perfection, and gifted with an extraordinary ability to capture images that made people look and linger. The author does an admirable job of conveying those qualities without losing sight of the person within the artist. Readers will enjoy reading about the photographer's childhood and her parents, whose strong work ethic, love of nature, and encouragement to face fears shaped her character. Most quotes are attributed within the sentence; a bibliography of the artist's own works and resources about her have complete citations. While Welch presents the drama of Bourke-White's assignmentsAsnapping for Fortune in the middle of the Dust Bowl, climbing atop Russian bomb shelters during World War II air raids,...


Margaret Bourke-White: Adventurous Photographer (Great Life Stories Series)
Christopher C.L. Anderson
0531124053
March 2005
Library Binding
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From School Library Journal
Grade 6-8–Serviceable options for those who need biographies of famous women. Anderson's well-written and fast-paced account is very similar to Catherine A. Welch's Margaret Bourke-White (Carolrhoda, 1998) and recounts many of the same anecdotes. Binns covers the essential facts and emphasizes Blackwell's role in promoting good hygiene practices and health education for women, but the writing is not as fluid as in the other titles. Deborah Kent's Elizabeth Blackwell (The Child's World, 2003) is a much shorter account of the woman's life that only sketches her accomplishments. Ditchfield focuses on Alcott's younger years, with much attention given to her relationships with her family and with famous figures such as Emerson, Thoreau, and Dorothea Dix. Karen Clemens Warwick's Louisa May Alcott (Enslow,...


Margaret Bourke-White
Margaret Bourke-White
1567922996
Oct 2005
Paperback
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Power and Paper: Margaret Bourke-White, Modernity and the Documentary Mode
John R. Stomberg
1881450090
June 1998
Paperback
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